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ARTHUR ADAMS – Kick Up Some Dust

March 18, 2023

Cleopatra Blues 2023 Venerated Los Angeleno serves up sweet strife to ruffle a few feathers and smooth a few riffs. Almost octogenarian now, Arthur Adams might have been a fixture on the American roots scene for longer than six decades, … Continue reading

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March 13, 2023

Talking Elephant 2023 Debuting with song cycle whose title means “shelter” and whose music enshrouds one’s soul in fragile warmth, English folk-shifting chanteuse finds her way to a welcoming home. Once in a while, artists come forth that, being slightly … Continue reading

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JASON BLAKE – Subsequent Ruins

March 9, 2023

7D Media 2023 If the piper can’t lead us to reason, Chicagoan twelve-stringer will color the rhyme. The story of The Rat-Catcher from Hamelin is a grim one, the tale in which children fall victim to a strife between adults … Continue reading

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ECHO US – Inland Empire

March 7, 2023

Absolute Probability 2023 Emerging from a mirage-like past, Portland denizen projects his progressive ephemera onto a tangible reality. Ethan Matthews has always thrived on understatement, although there was never a suspicion that the American artist was withholding a few threads … Continue reading

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BLAK29 – The Waiting

March 5, 2023

Cleopatra 2023 Compromised with a dancefloor intent, murky musings of Lucifer’s flock shimmer and shimmy into bliss. When Glenn Danzig’s sidekick is luring the listener into the darkness of his and his old friend’s souls, the last thing the audience … Continue reading

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